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Sightseeing and landmarks in Union County

History museums

History Museum
“The Liberty Hall Museum, locat ed in Union, Union County, New Jersey, United States, is an American historic site. Built in 1772 as a fourteen-room Georgian-style house, Liberty Hall stands today a fifty-room Victorian Italianate mansion. Liberty Hall has been home to many historical figures and was the home of William Livingston, the first Governor of New Jersey, who served from 1776 to 1790; United States Supreme Court Justice Henry Brockholst Livingston; the Kean political dynasty, including Susan Livingston Kean, widow of Continental Congressdelegate John Kean, United States Senatorand Congressman John Kean, and Captain John Kean, son of United States Senator Hamilton Fish Kean; and, in its first year of occupancy, future Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton. Liberty Hall has had visitors of such stature as George Washington, Martha Washington, Lewis Morris, Marquis de Lafayette, Elias Boudinot, and John Jay, the latter of whom was married there.”
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Historic sites

Historic Site
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Libraries

Museum
“The New Jersey Historical Society collects, preserves, teaches and interprets New Jersey history through its archives, research library and educational programs.”
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Library
“Perfect for people who enjoy quiet time and like to read. A very beautiful brand new library. Very modern.”
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